Patek Philippe Grand ComplicationCelestial Ref. 5102G
PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5102 CELESTIAL WHITE GOLD
Patek Philippe, Genève, "The Celestial Wristwatch," movement No. 3328121,
case No. 4274338, Ref. 5102G. Made in 2006, sold August 27th, 2007.
Extremely fine, rare and unusual, astronomic, self-winding, 18K white gold
wristwatch with mean time indication, nocturnal sky chart of the Northern
Hemisphere, moon phases and moon orbit, time of the meridian passage of Sirius
and moon with an 18K white gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the
original fitted wooden box, Certificate of Origin, guarantee and a leather folder with
complete technical and instruction information.
Three-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, case band embossed with Calatrava
pattern, concave lugs with screwed bars, transparent screw-down case back,
sapphire crystals. The crown at 2 adjusts the time and winds the watch, the one at 4
adjusts the sky, lunar orbit and moon phases.
Mid-night blue sky chart with gold star constellations and North/ South/ East/
West divisions, made from 3 superimposed sapphire crystal discs, outer divisions to
adjust moon phases and sky, outermost Roman hour graduations, aperture for the
moon phases. White skeletonized feuille hands.
Cal. 240/165, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated,
fausses cotes decoration, 48 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance
adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating
free-sprung flat balance spring, 18K yellow gold micro-rotor.